In this podcast episode, our CEO and President, Ellen T. Matloff, interviews Colleen, a 43-year-old ovarian cancer survivor. Colleen shares her family’s story and how she suspected she was at increased risk to develop ovarian cancer. Colleen’s sister was diagnosed and died from ovarian cancer at the young age of 33. At the time of…

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This article is part of a series built to highlight rare hereditary cancer syndromes. Here’s Georgia’s story of living with Lynch syndrome. Genetic Counseling Note: Lynch syndrome, also called Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer Syndrome (HNPCC), is an autosomal dominant condition that can be caused by a mutation in one of at least 5 different genes (MSH2,…

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